Delphi and Hosios Loukas Self-Guided Tour from Athens

Day Trips & Excursions in Delphi

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Join this self-guided PRIVATE TOUR! You can be as many as 8 RELATED people to experience authentic Greece with a full day personalized service/tour to Delphi with your private driver. A winter or summer tour which, except the famous sites, includes what makes Greece unique; food, hospitality and spontaneity. Explore the Delphi site and museum, INCLUDING the site and temple of Athina Pronaia that most "tourists" miss out on. Next walk through the stone built Arachova village.The amazing Unesco monastery of Hosios Loukas is another important included add on of this tour. A famous world heritage site that can still be called peaceful by most visitors.And of course you need to let your driver/guide treat you to all the special extras that will make this trip a non touristy experience. Enjoy an authentic lunch/drinks with the locals plus coffee with a view from the monastery.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Delphi, Delphi, Phocis Region, Central GreeceThe sanctuary of Delphi, where the oracle of Apollo spoke, was the site of the omphalos, the 'navel of the world'. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Delphi Archaeological Museum, Delphi, Phocis Region, Central GreeceThe Archaeological Museum of Delphi, one of the most important in Greece, exhibits the history of the Delphic sanctuary, site of the most famous ancient Greek oracle.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: AráchovaArachova Village is a favorite destination for passionate ski lovers and celebrities, or just first-time visitors who wish to relax in a dreamy mountainous setting. A bbreathtaking mountainous landscape ideal to stop for pictures and lunch!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Monastery of Hosios Loukas, Distomo, Boeotia Region, Central GreeceHosios Loukas is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo, in Boeotia, Greece. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art, and has been listed on UNESCO's World Heritage SitesDuration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • A highlight of this private tour; the authentic Greek lunch and drinks
  • Completely private tour for 1-3 (5 door vehicle) or 4-8 related people (large minivan)
  • Non smoking private driver & brand new vehicles 2018-19
  • Both sites at Delphi (main site AND Athina Pronaia temple) and museum
  • Hosios Loukas monastery & coffee with a view
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Free visit to local olive press (taste & buy), if the time of year is right (Oct-Jan)
  • Bottled water and booklet with details of the trip
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of one carry-on bag
  • Entry/Admission - Aráchova

What’s not included

  • Pickup and drop-off in areas outside of Athens ( available for an additional cost)
  • Non related groups of people (the organizer only does private tours)
  • Excess luggage not allowed unless pre agreed with the tour operator
  • Entrance fees: Delphi archaeological site and museum €12/person (€6 off-season) & Hosios Loukas at €5/person.
  • Shopping/souvenir stops unless required by the traveler/s
  • Professional guide (optional)
  • Gratuites (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Delphi
  • Entry/Admission - Delphi Archaeological Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Hosios Loukas


  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Ideal choice for families